Tag: Naturalistic Garden Design

Ecological Gardening Still Fashionable in Chicago

Millenium Park, which includes the Lurie Garden, has displaced Navy Pier as the top tourist attraction in the American Midwest (both are in Chicago). Today’s Chicago Tribune tells us that Millenium Park was visited by nearly 13 million people in the second half of 2016, while Navy Pier had 9 million visitors for the entire …

Is It Hip To Be Square?

There was an interesting article in the June issue (is it already time for the June issue?) ¬†of Fine Gardening magazine with the vaguely Orwellian title of “Finding Freedom Through Structure.” The author, George Schoellkopf, argues that gardens built around straight lines and right angles provides a more “attainable aesthetic” because “the structure is woven …